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Schizophr Res. 2011 Jul;129(2-3):137-40. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2011.02.015. Epub 2011 Mar 8.

A pilot study of loving-kindness meditation for the negative symptoms of schizophrenia.

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Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270, USA. dpj@unc.edu

Abstract

This pilot study examined loving-kindness meditation (LKM) with 18 participants with schizophrenia-spectrum disorders and significant negative symptoms. Findings indicate that the intervention was feasible and associated with decreased negative symptoms and increased positive emotions and psychological recovery.

PMID:
21385664
DOI:
10.1016/j.schres.2011.02.015
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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